La Sapienza       Roberta Sestini's Home Page

 
Assistant Professor
Department of  Computer and Systems Science
University of Rome "La Sapienza
Via Ariosto 25, 00185 
Rome, Italy 

Room A 102

Phone: +39 06 77274099
Fax: +39 06 77274033
Office Hours:  Tuesday  10
.30-12.30
sestini at dis dot uniroma1 dot it

 


Research Interests (not in hierarchical order):  Innovation and Diffusion of Climate-friendly Technologies; Trade & Environmental Policies;  R&D and Innovation (game-theoretical approaches) Regulation and Competition Policies; Labour Economics.



Curriculum Vitae et Studiorum  (last updated January 2017)


Some publications:

“Unilateral Climate Policy and Foreign Direct Investment with Firm and Country Heterogeneity" (with F. Sanna-Randaccio and O. Tarola). Environmental & Resource Economics, January 2016, pp. 1-23. DOI: 10.1007/s10640-015-9990-1.

 

        "Transition Towards a Green Economy in Europe: Innovation and Knowledge Integration in the Renewable Energy Sector" (with C. Conti, M. L. Mancusi, F. Sanna-Randaccio, E. Verdolini, 2016, in Note di lavoro della Fondazione ENI, vol. 71.2016. 

             "Intra-EU Knowledge Flows in the Renewable Energy Sector: a Patent Citations Analysis" (with C. Conti, M. L. Mancusi, F. Sanna-Randaccio, E. Verdolini),  in Culture, Innovation and Entrepreneurship: connecting the knowledge dots (2015),  ISBN:9788896687079                     

 "Strategic Timing in R&D Agreements” (with M. A. Marini and M. L. Petit), Economics of Innovation and New Technology, Vol. 23 (4), 2014, pp. 274-303. Published online, Aug   2013, DOI:10.1080/10438599.2013.830905.

 

       "Unilateral Climate Policy and Foreign Direct Investment with Firm and Country Heterogeneity" (with  F. Sanna-Randaccio and O. Tarola), in NOTE DI LAVORO DELLA FONDAZIONE ENI ENRICO MATTEI, n. 55.2014, pp. 1-39. ISSN:2037-1209.

"The impact of unilateral climate policy with endogenous plant location and market size asymmetry" (with F. Sanna-Randaccio),  Review of International Economics, vol. 20  (3),  August 2012, pp. 439-656.

 "R&D and Foreign Direct Investment with Asymmetric Spillovers" (with M.L Petit and F. Sanna-Randaccio), Economics of Innovation and New Technology, vol. 21 (2),  March 2012, pp. 125-150.

 

“Strategic timing in R&D agreements” (with M.L Petit and M.A. Marini) DIAG Technical Reports, n. 2012/07, Department of Computer, Control and Management Engineering, Università degli Studi di Roma "La Sapienza" (2012).


"The strategic timing of R&D agreements” (with M.A. Marini and M.L Petit) WP EMS (Working Papers Series in Economics, Mathematics and Statistics) # 2011/04,Universita’ di Urbino (2011)

 

"Foreign Direct Investment and Environmental Policy: Have Location Factors Been Neglected?" (with  F. Sanna-Randaccio), Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics, 18, 2011, pp. 45-60.

 

"The Impact of Unilateral Climate Policies with Endogenous Plant Location and Market Size Asymmetry” (with F. Sanna-Randaccio), Nota di lavoro FEEM 107/2010.

 

      "Asymmetric Knowledge Flows and Localization with Endogenous R&D: a Dynamic Analysis" (with M.L Petit and F. Sanna-Randaccio),  Economic Modelling, 26, 2009, pp. 536-547.

 

      "R&D and Foreign Direct Investment with Asymmetries in Knowledge Transmission" (with M.L Petit and F. Sanna-Randaccio); in M.P. Feldman and G.D. Santangelo (eds) (2008) New Perspectives in International Business Research, Elsevier Progress in International Business Research Series (PIBR), Volume 3, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp. 231-261.

 

      "Pricing Discretion and Price Regulation in Competitive Industries" (with A. Iozzi and E. Valentini), Journal of Regulatory Economics, Volume: 29, Issue: 2, March 2006, pp. 151 - 165.

 

 "Pricing Discretion and Price-cap Regulation" (with A. Iozzi and E. Valentini), in D. Piacentino, G. Sobbrio (eds) (2002) “Intervento Pubblico e Architettura dei Mercati”, Franco Angeli, Milan, pp. 103-125.

 

 "Market Failures in the Provision of Quality: a Critical Assessment and an Application to the Market for Professional Services", Technical Report 02-02, DIS, University of Rome ``La Sapienza", February 2002.

 

 "Escaping the Stagnancy Trap. Unbalanced Growth and Employment in the Services" (with L. Tronti), in Balducci R., Staffolani S., (eds) (2002), Distribution, Employment and Growth, ESI, pp. 171-208.

 

     "Unbalanced Growth and Employment in the Services" (with L. Tronti and A. Toma) in Anxo D. and          Storrie D. (eds.) (2001), The Job Creation Potential of the Service Sector in Europe, European Commission, European Employment Observatory, Research Network, Luxembourg, Office for Official Publications of European Communities, pp. 65-88.

 

     "La politica di regolamentazione dei prezzi nel settore delle telecomunicazioni: una nuova modalità di applicazione della regola del price cap" (con A. Iozzi, C. Pace, E. Valentini), Documenti CEIS "Tor Vergata" n. 7, gennaio 1999.

 

     "Union-firm Bargaining as a Repeated Game and the Behaviour of Wages over the Business Cycle",   Labour, December 1999, pp. 857-821.

 



Work in Progress : 

            “Transition Towards a Green Economy in Europe: Innovation and Knowledge Integration in the Renewable Energy Sector" (with C. Conti, M.L. Mancusi, F Sanna-Randaccio and E. Verdolini) , submitted.

           

           "Doctors or a Quacks? Provision of Quality and Self-regulation in a Market for Professional Services"

 


Teaching/Didattica (in Italian)

Starting from 2015 I am also Erasmus Academic Coordinator for Management Engineering Courses (along with Cinzia Daraio). Students interested in Erasmus Exchange programme whose surnames begin with the letters A-L should see me during office hours.


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 Department of Computer and Systems Science, via Ariosto 25, 00185 Rome, Italy


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